Peanut and Honey Pasta Recipe

This bold take on the Italian staple has Asian flavors!

This pasta dish features some of the best flavors of Asian cooking.


Peanut and Honey Pasta Recipe

Len Santos of Feed 5000
This bold take on the Italian staple has Asian flavors!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 5


Peanut and Honey Pasta Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 400 Grams spaghettini
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or peanut oil)
  • 4 tablespoons peanuts use raw peanuts, skin left on
  • 4 cloves Garlic sliced thinly
  • 1 Cup carrots julienned and blanched
  • 1 Cup red bell peppers julienned and blanched
  • 1/2 Cup sliced green onions (1/2-inch pieces), divided
  • 1/4 Cup peanut butter (we used Lily’s)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce use Japanese soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons Calamansi Juice
  • chili flakes or sliced bird’s eye chilies (siling labuyo), to taste


  • Bring a pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add salt. Cook pasta according to package directions or until al dente.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add peanuts and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until peanuts are cooked through. Set aside.
  • Make the dressing: Whisk together all ingredients.
  • Drain noodles and reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water. Toss pasta with dressing then add carrots, bell peppers, and half of the green onions. Add pasta water if pasta is too dry.
  • Top with peanuts, garlic, and remaining green onions. Serve immediately.
Keyword Asian recipe
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